Monthly Archives: June 2016

Rack Pulls for a Bigger Deadlift

Rack Pulls are a staple exercise among powerlifters from beginners just learning to deadlift to experience and elite powerlifters looking to get the most out of their training. There are two main reasons for including Rack Pulls in training and … Continue reading

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Teen Powerlifting

 “I want to be bigger and stronger” is a phrase heard by the parents of teens, often after the teen’s coach for a sport like rugby  or football has told them that getting stronger will help their performances in that sport. Follow @trusylver

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Deficit Deadlifts, Increase Your Deadlift Max

The deadlift is possibly the ultimate test of pure strength and is often considered to be The King of all Exercises. Deadlift is simply You Vs the Barbell but in many ways it is not that simple. The deadlift is a brutal … Continue reading

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Squat Depth: Are you Deep Enough?

Failing to reach legal depth is the most common technical reason that powerlifters fail on the platform for squats. However, how deep is deep enough for a competition squat. For this article I will be looking at the IPF Squat rules … Continue reading

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Are you a Powerlifter ?

What is it that makes you a powerlifter ? is it being strong? is it training the power lifts as part of your overall training routine ? Is powerlifting focussing on the big thee in training Squat, Bench Press and … Continue reading

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